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Glossary

Aspergers Syndrome - is a form of autism where the individual finds it difficult to communicate, understand how others feel, meet new people and tell others how he/she feels.

Dyslexia - comes from Greek and means difficulty with words, it is a specific learning difficulty in one or more areas in reading, writing or numeracy. It used to be known as word blindness.

Dyscalculia - comes from a combination of Greek and Latin and means "counting badly", it is a specific learning difficulty associated with numeracy and mathematics.

Dyspraxia - comes from Greek and means difficulty with the control of movement.

AD(H)D - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. A person with AD(H)D can have difficulty in concentrating, is easily distracted and is hyperactive.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adult Dyslexia Services (ADS)